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Prepare your pantry with the Summer of Preparedness Canning Workshops

Learn to can veggies, soups, pickles and more. If Covid has taught us anything, it's that commercial food systems can be unsustainable and basic homesteading knowledge is important. Amidst fear of lockdowns, grocery shelves were picked over and distribution challenges were faced by all. The Barn and Pantry in Dixon opened in 2018, following many… Continue reading Prepare your pantry with the Summer of Preparedness Canning Workshops

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You live in a real food paradise

During the week of Thanksgiving, we took a nine day road trip to Oklahoma and back to spend our daughter’s first holiday away from the family with her. We traveled through northern Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and back again the southern route. Aside from the fabulously maintained roads, garbage and homeless free streets, and $2.10 gas, our biggest take away from being outside of California for that long was the lack of quality produce available anywhere.